The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 866 863 860
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 15 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.038% 0.068% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 8
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -34.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,422 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £36,895 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+42.29% -37.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39968 42832 43850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.34% 40.66% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34186 35557 38647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Hampshire -5 6 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Southampton -12 6 £56,250 +32.35% 1
South East -16 6 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Scotland +1 3 £40,000 +8.41% 5
Northern Ireland - 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £40,000 - 5
London +13 2 £33,027 -42.56%
Bristol -8 1 £50,000 +29.03%
South West -16 1 £50,000 +29.03%

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 25 (86.21%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (79.31%) jQuery
3 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
4 18 (62.07%) Open Source
5 16 (55.17%) PHP
6 13 (44.83%) GIS
7 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (41.38%) Maven
7 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
8 11 (37.93%) Python
9 10 (34.48%) Java
9 10 (34.48%) Linux
9 10 (34.48%) Spring
9 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
10 9 (31.03%) HTML
10 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
11 8 (27.59%) Big Data
11 8 (27.59%) Talend
11 8 (27.59%) Puppet
11 8 (27.59%) MapReduce
11 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
11 8 (27.59%) Pentaho
11 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
11 8 (27.59%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (27.59%) CSS
11 8 (27.59%) MySQL
11 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
12 7 (24.14%) OO
12 7 (24.14%) ESRI
12 7 (24.14%) Ruby

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) JBoss
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 5 (17.24%) Node.js
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (27.59%) Pentaho
2 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
2 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 8 (27.59%) Big Data
3 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Maven
1 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (27.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (17.24%) Selenium
4 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) TestNG
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Mockito
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.34%) GIS Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) jQuery
2 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
2 10 (34.48%) Spring
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
4 8 (27.59%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) JSON
5 7 (24.14%) HTML5
5 7 (24.14%) CSS3
6 5 (17.24%) RESTful
6 5 (17.24%) SOAP
6 5 (17.24%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) Ajax
7 4 (13.79%) Sass
8 3 (10.34%) Laravel
8 3 (10.34%) REST
8 3 (10.34%) Symfony
8 3 (10.34%) Ext JS
9 2 (6.90%) CakePHP
9 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Open Source
2 13 (44.83%) GIS
3 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) MapReduce
3 7 (24.14%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) UML
4 6 (20.69%) MVC
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) OO PHP
7 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
7 3 (10.34%) E-business
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) RAD
8 2 (6.90%) RUP
8 2 (6.90%) Use Case
8 2 (6.90%) DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) PHP
3 11 (37.93%) Python
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) Ruby
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Talend
2 7 (24.14%) ESRI
3 3 (10.34%) Zend
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.45%) Facebook
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